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David and Goliath : underdogs, misfits, and the art of battling giants

Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: New York : Little Brown & Company, October 2013.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : Large print edition
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Drawing upon examples from the world of business, sports, culture, cutting-edge psychology and an array of unforgettable characters around the world, the author of The Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers looks at the complex and surprising ways in which the weak can defeat the strong, how the small can match up against the giant, and how our goals (often culturally determined) can make a huge difference in our  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Gladwell
ISBN: 9780316239851 0316239852
OCLC Number: 854894170
Description: 380 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Goliath --
pt. 1. The advantages of disadvantages (and the disadvantages of advantages) --
pt. 2. The theory of desirable difficulty --
pt. 3. The limits of power.
Responsibility: Malcolm Gladwell.

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Drawing upon examples from the world of business, sports, culture, cutting-edge psychology and an array of unforgettable characters around the world, the author of The Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers looks at the complex and surprising ways in which the weak can defeat the strong, how the small can match up against the giant, and how our goals (often culturally determined) can make a huge difference in our ultimate sense of success.

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